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The Boys Lacrosse Team Experience Pre-season Excitement in their Latest Scrimmage

 North face-off player was able to gain possession of the ball. Cradling it close to keep from the opponent checking his stick. Photo by: Jen Vincent

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The North Forsyth High School boy’s lacrosse season is starting up once again with their latest scrimmage against River Ridge at Bennett Park on Oct. 8.  Although they lost their scrimmage, the Raiders came very close to beating the opposing team 8-9. It was a tough scrimmage, however senior attack...

North Lacrosse Obtains Win in Overtime Against Wesleyan

North Forsyth Varsity Boys celebrate after getting the win over Wesleyan in overtime.

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s varsity boys lacrosse team was able to score a win 10-9  against Wesleyan over a very hard fought win in overtime. The game took place on Monday, March 11 at the Raider Valley. The Raiders were the underdogs in this matchup, as Wesleyan had been on a winning streak before...

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Students and coaches are already preparing for competitions and events for the 2018-2019 season of winter and spring sports!

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018

Have you ever clicked on the “Extracurricular” tab on the North Forsyth High School website? The second choice is “Athletics-GHSA.” The GHSA, or the Georgia High School Association,  is an organization that governs athletics and activities for member high schools in Georgia. Clicking on the “...

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

Players from North Forsyth High School’s Junior Varsity Lacrosse team walk off the field for halftime. At this point in the game, they were ahead, but shortly after, West took them by surprise, taking the lead.

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 3, North Forsyth High School’s Junior Varsity Lacrosse team played head-to-head against West Forsyth High School. The tournament took place at the home of the Wolverines from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. With West scoring 10 and North scoring 8, the Raiders let the win slip past them last...

Lady Raider Opinions of Women’s Lacrosse

Senior Abby Hacker progresses forward in the North Forsyth High School Lady Raiders Night of Hope. She looks determined and ready to win the game.

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

May 19, 2017

If you have ever watched men’s lacrosse and then watched a women’s game, it is safe to assume that the male version of this sport is a lot more of a contact sport than that of women’s. It requires a lot more equipment and gear than women’s lacrosse does, but does that mean that it is necessaril...

Lady Raiders Varsity Lacrosse Host Night of Hope

(pictures used with permission by Lily Mcgregor) Junior Julie Chesna, midfielder, battles for the ball against North Forsyth High School’s rival, Forsyth Central High School.

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

May 19, 2017

The Lady Raiders just hosted the biggest game of their season, winning the game with a tight score of 9-8 against the Forsyth Central Lady Bulldogs, and they called it the Night of Hope. The rivalry between the two schools caused a lot of tension within the game. “There was a lot of tension due to bot...

Lady Raider Lacrosse Says Goodbye to Seniors

Seniors, Nina Carter, Clair Holbrook, and Corinne Thompson, play their last home game in Raider Valley. They fought hard to earn their last victory on home turf.

Hailey Yarbrough, Associate Editor

May 23, 2016

Girl’s Varsity Lacrosse came to an end Tuesday, April 26th with a hard fight against the Northview Titans resulting in a devastating loss. The Raiders had outstanding games against teams like Whitewater and Norcross high school, but the most heartfelt game of the season was April 19th, Senior Night. The ...

Starting up Lacrosse Season

The lacrosse season is inching closer and everyone is excited.

Kayla Salemi, Opinion Editor

February 17, 2016

A myriad of sports have recently kicked off their seasons and among the lot, lacrosse. North Forsyth High School’s lacrosse department is pumped for the new year. In addition to the many freshmen that have come out, North Forsyth has a new JV boy’s lacrosse coach, history teacher Jake Castleberry....

Lady Raiders Lacrosse Defeat Dunwoody

Senior Rachel Hejduk (#2) scoops up the ball and races towards the attack end of the field. Lady Raiders scored successfully nineteen times while they only gave up eight points.

Hailey Yarbrough, Sports Editor

March 24, 2015

The Lady Raider’s Girls Varsity Lacrosse team brought their first win this season to Raider Valley. They dominated the Dunwoody Wildcats on Saturday, March 21st. Senior Rachel Hejduk (#2) scored the first point within two minutes summed into a whopping seven goals during the game. Dunwoody’s defense an...

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